WASHINGTON (Reuters) — High unemployment. Rising prices. Gas lines.
(Reuters) — Bitcoin rose 5.63 % to $49,337.72 by 0800 GMT on Sunday, adding $2,628.83 to its previous close.
ZURICH (Reuters) — A Swiss parliamentary committee will discuss the fallout from billions of dollars worth of losses at Credit Suisse amid risk-management failures, bringing political scrutiny to bear on the financial sector, a Sunday paper reported.
(NMC) — JC Café on Tinian is the latest company to sign on as a Northern Marianas College ProaPerks Partner, joining many other businesses and organizations. All card-carrying members of the NMC ProaPerks program can now receive 10% off on food and drinks.
TAIPEI (Central News Agency/Pacnews) — A travel bubble arrangement between Taiwan and its Pacific diplomatic ally Palau will remain in place, even though the Taiwanese carrier that operates flights destined for Palau is combating a pilot shortage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Deputy Trans…
(Reuters) — Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk denounced the “insane” amount of energy used to produce bitcoin on Thursday, doubling down on his sudden rejection of the cryptocurrency as a means of payment over environmental concerns.
WEST COVINA, Ca. (USDOL) — Garment industry workers have too often fallen victim to employers who fail to pay these vulnerable workers all of the wages they have legally earned. A recent U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation found a Los Angeles garment contractor con…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 12 years in April as booming demand amid a reopening economy pushed against supply constraints, which could fuel financial market fears of a lengthy period of higher inflation.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) — Amazon won its fight against an EU order to pay about 250 million euros ($303 million) in back taxes to Luxembourg in another blow to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's crusade against preferential deals.
(IT&E) — A monthly discount for Internet and Data-only plans is now available at IT&E to assist those who have been negatively impacted financially due to the pandemic.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — If the coronavirus pandemic produced its own brand of anxiety for American workers trying to stay healthy while balancing job and family demands, the coming return to "normal" will pose a new set of challenges.
LONDON (Reuters) — Alphabet Inc's Google has launched international money transfer partnerships with remittances firms Wise and Western Union Co for users of its U.S. payments app, the companies said on Tuesday.
LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Cryptocurrency ethereum broke $4,000 for the first time on Monday, climbing to a new peak for a third day in a row on bets it may find new uses, although some analysts said it was overvalued at current levels.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — A news release issued on Monday in the name of the cyber group suspected of masterminding the hack of a major U.S. pipeline company threatening the East Coast's fuel supplies says their goal was to make money and not create problems for society.
NEW YORK (Reuters) — A disbarred American lawyer who spent more than two decades battling Chevron Corp over pollution in the Ecuadorian rainforest is set to go on trial on Monday in federal court in Manhattan on criminal contempt charges stemming from a lawsuit against him by the energy company.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — What did the disappointing U.S. jobs report on Friday say about the state of the world's biggest economy?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. job growth unexpectedly slowed in April, likely curbed by shortages of workers and raw materials as rapidly improving public health and massive government aid fueled an economic boom.
NEW YORK (Reuters) — The value of dogecoin dropped sharply in early U.S. hours on Sunday, after Tesla chief and cryptocurrency supporter Elon Musk called it a “hustle” during his guest-host spot on the "Saturday Night Live" comedy sketch TV show.
(MVA) — In celebration of May Tourism Month, the Marianas Visitors Authority has organized a series of community events to celebrate and support the primary economic driver of the Marianas.
LONDON (Reuters) — Shares rose to near record highs on Thursday, underpinned by a better outlook from Europe's leading carmaker Volkswagen and increasing confidence in economic recovery in Germany and more widely.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. private payrolls increased by the most in seven months in April as companies rushed to boost production amid a surge in demand, suggesting the economy gained further momentum early in the second quarter, powered by massive government aid and rising Covid-19 vaccinations.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Some critical industries could suffer if the U.S. government uses a national security law to redirect scarce computer chips to the auto industry, a senior administration official told Reuters.
(Reuters) — Though much more optimistic about U.S. economic growth and unemployment than just a few months ago, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans on Wednesday reiterated his worries about reaching the Fed's 2% inflation goal and said he expects monetary policy to stay sup…
(SCC) — Mobil Oil Marianas who has signed on as 2021 “Over Easy” Sponsor of the SCC Two-Man Scramble Scholarship Golf Tournament!
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) — U.S. businesses have been spending more on technology than on bricks and mortar for more than a decade now, but the trend has accelerated during the pandemic, one more sign that working from home is here to stay.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Cryptocurrency ether rose to a fresh record peak on Tuesday before dropping sharply as some investors pulled profits from a white-hot market bulging with questionable new entrants.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. manufacturing activity grew at a slower pace in April, likely constrained by shortages of inputs amid pent-up demand unleashed by rising vaccinations and massive fiscal stimulus.
(Reuters) — Verizon Communications Inc is getting rid of its media businesses that include iconic brands Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion, ending an expensive and unsuccessful run in the media and advertising world.
(Reuters) — EBay Inc is looking at new payment options for customers, including cryptocurrency, Chief Executive Officer Jamie Lannone said in a CNBC interview on Monday.
WASHINGTON (SBA) — Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration began registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and will open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online appl…
(NMC) — Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Services was recently awarded a $197,690 two-year grant to train personnel to improve Forktail Rabbitfish production in the CNMI and the Micronesian region.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday tamped down concerns that President Joe Biden's plans for infrastructure, jobs and families will cause inflation, saying the spending will be phased in over a decade.
(Reuters) — U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, fueled by massive government aid to households and businesses, charting the course for what is expected to be the strongest performance this year in nearly four decades.
MANGILAO (University of Guam) — Individuals throughout Micronesia with the dream of starting their own business will have an opportunity to get their idea off the ground at the three-day Startup Weekend Micronesia Online event happening this weekend from April 30 to May 2.
(Reuters) — U.S. farmer Rob Arkfeld was vacationing on a sandy beach in Mexico's Riviera Maya when he won an online auction to rent 535 acres of cropland back home in Iowa by bidding nearly double the local average for each acre.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. economy has had a steady run of good news in recent months, with job gains accelerating as businesses reopen and forecasters projecting that 2021 will see the strongest GDP growth in decades.
LONDON (Reuters) — World shares cozied up close to record highs and the dollar and global bond yields nudged up on Wednesday, as traders waited to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve utters the dreaded "T" word later — tapering of its mass stimulus program.
SEOUL (Reuters) — The family of late Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Chairman Lee Kun-hee said on Wednesday they will pay over 12 trillion won ($10.8 billion) in inheritance tax for his estate and donate his vast private art collection to state curators.
(Reuters) — As the U.S. economic recovery builds momentum, Americans will need to brace for a burst in prices of everything from airfare to lumber, cars to diapers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday will continue his push for a national $15 minimum wage with an executive order that raises pay to at least that level for hundreds of thousands of federal contract workers, according to senior White House officials.
(Reuters) — Spotify launched on Tuesday a paid subscription platform for podcasters in the United States and plans to expand in other regions in the coming months, a week after Apple unveiled a similar service.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose solidly in March and shipments surged, cementing expectations that economic growth accelerated in the first quarter as massive government aid and improving public health boosted demand.
(Reuters) — When Facebook Inc reports first quarter earnings on Wednesday, investors will be preoccupied with how a new pop-up privacy notification on Apple's iPhones will affect the second quarter.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Wealth advisers are counseling clients to max out their retirement accounts, park gains in tax-deferred opportunity zone funds and even sell some assets to avoid being clobbered by a potential U.S. capital gains tax hike.
NEW YORK (Reuters) — Some of Wall Street's biggest names are predicting a pause in a rally that has taken the S&P 500 to fresh records this year, leaving investors trying to determine whether to lock in some of the breathtaking gains or stay the course.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. factory activity powered ahead in early April, though manufacturers increasingly struggled to source raw materials and other inputs as a reopening economy leads to a boom in domestic demand, which could slow momentum in the months ahead.
TOKYO/LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) — Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies posted sharp losses on Friday, on concern that President Joe Biden's plan to raise capital gains taxes will curb investments in digital assets.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week dropped to a fresh one-year low, suggesting layoffs were subsiding and strengthening expectations for another month of blockbuster job growth in April as a re-opening economy unleashes pent-u…
LONDON (Reuters) — Oil prices bucked the downward trend of recent days to rise on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced stimulus would keep flowing to counter the economic impact of the pandemic while the dollar edged lower.